Definition of Scutching

1. Verb. (present participle of scutch) ¹



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Definition of Scutching

1. scutch [v] - See also: scutch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scutching

scut work
scuta
scutage
scutages
scutal
scutch
scutched
scutcheon
scutcheoned
scutcheons
scutcher
scutchers
scutches
scutching (current term)
scutella
scutellar
scutellate
scutellated
scutellation
scutellations
scutelliform
scutelliplantar
scutes
scutibranch
scutibranchia
scutibranchian

Literary usage of Scutching

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1. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1857)
"M'BRIDE'S NEW FLAX scutching MACHINE. A new flax scutching ... between the grooves and ropes, to bo taken slowly round to the breakers, or scutching blades. ..."

2. Cotton Spinning: Its Development, Principles, and Practice by Richard Marsden (1888)
"Imperfections of the willow; better principles of the Crighton and the pneumatic feed openers.— scutching, its purpose ; importance of correct feeding in ..."

3. A Series of Letters on the Improved Mode in the Cultivation and Management by James Hill Dickson (1846)
"ON THE ADVANTAGES OF -A PORTABLE FLAX BREAKING, AND scutching MILL ; INVENTED BY ... My acquaintance with the subject of flax culture, and the scutching or ..."

4. European Agriculture and Rural Economy by Henry Colman (1851)
"—Machines have been invented} in Ireland, for breaking and scutching, ... The scutching machine has several arms made to perform about a hundred and eighty ..."

5. Journal of the Society of Arts by Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1856)
"The total number of flax-scutching mills in Ireland in 1852, was 956, and of stocks* ... I do not wish fo appear severe on the " scutching interest," but ..."

6. A Treatise on Hemp, Including a Comprehensive Account of the Best Modes of by Robert Wissett (1808)
"scutching is an operation calculated to clear the Hemp from the small particles ... In the place where the scutching is performed, the cieling •* should be ..."

7. Textiles by Paul Henry Nystrom (1916)
"scutching.—The breaking is followed by scutching; this is done by a machine which even more thoroughly beats the broken wood and pulp portions out of the ..."

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